2023 MBS Spring Show
2023 MBS Fall Show

MBS Events


For a look into the world of buttons, antique, vintage, or modern, come join enthusiastic button collectors for many hours of entertainment. The shows feature button displays, educational opportunities, button sales, socialization, friendship and a whole lot of buttons! Browse captivating button competition events at our fall show.

All events are public events and admission is a minimal cost or even free depending on the venue reserved.

2023 Michigan Button Society Spring Show

“A Button Carnival”

Presented by the Jacksonian Button Club

Friday & Saturday, May 5 – 6, 2023

Friday evening dinner and program

Night-owl (showroom) shopping 8 – 10 PM

Saturday showroom hours 10 AM – 3 PM

Chelsea Comfort Inn
1645 Commerce Park Drive
Chelsea, Michigan 48118
Hotel Reservations: Call 734-433-8000

Click here to download and print a meal order form for the 2023 MBS Spring show.

Spring Show Meals - Order Online by April 23, 2023

After filling out the form below, you will then be directed to PayPal to submit your payment. Meal costs includes a $2.00 service fee for PayPal processing.


Friday evening dinner: 6:00 pm in the pre-function space

Southwestern Buffet: Flour tortillas, taco shells, tortilla chips, Spanish rice, cheddar refried beans, seasoned beef, sliced fajita chicken, warm cheese sauce, and all the fixings. Assorted desserts and beverages. Meal includes a favor button, tax, and tip for $37.00.

Saturday Boxed Lunch: $20 includes tax and tip

Pre-ordered and delivered at noon. Includes pickle, chips, pasta salad, and beverage with choice of Vegetarian Wrap or Village Club Croissant (Turkey, bacon, Swiss, lettuce, tomato).

Note: This is the first time we are offering a boxed lunch for Saturday, so people don’t have to run out to get something to eat if they don’t want to. Also, it helps to up our food and beverage spent at the hotel.





Price: $39.00


Price: $22.00


For Saturday Boxed Lunches


For Saturday Boxed Lunches


2023 National Button Society Convention

Presented by the Oregon State Button Society

Saturday, August 6 — Saturday, August 12, 2023

Be sure to occasionally check the EVENTS page at for more information. 

2023 Michigan Button Society Fall Show

“Laugh and Smile with Buttons”

Hosted by the Blue Water Buttoneers

Friday — Sunday, September 29 — October 1, 2023

Chelsea Comfort Inn
1645 Commerce Park Drive
Chelsea, Michigan 48118

For room reservations, call 734-433-8000
Room rate $119 + taxes
Reserve by August 29, 2023

Showroom open Saturday and Sunday

Saturday evening dinner
General membership meeting
Button Auction 8 PM

Be sure to check back later for more details.

A Spring Show

Button shopper stopping to look at engraved pearl buttons made by Diane S.

Competition Display

Competition trays of buttons exhibited at a fall show.

Show Overview

Room view of a button show.